The United States of America is known around the globe as the world’s melting pot, and every year on October 28, we celebrate National Immigrants Day 2021. October 28 is the anniversary of the unveiling of the Statue of Liberty, the statue by Emma Lazarus that sits in the harbor outside of New York City to welcome newcomers to America. President Ronald Regan in 1987 proclaimed the 1st Immigrants Day on October 28, the 101st anniversary of the unveiling of the Statue of Liberty in 1886. Across the country, proud immigrants will
Students and faculty at Illinois State University will honor National Immigrants Day with an art installation featuring flags on campus.
I Am Here. We Are Here. We Belong.
“The gathering of these flags will become a visual illustration of the force of immigration to shape the landscape of our communities, our university, our state, our nation, and our world,” said Director of Latin American and Latino/a Studies Maura Toro-Morn, whose extensive research focusing on immigration issues includes the books Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age and 60 Years of Migration: Puerto Ricans in Chicagoland.
On October 28th, the I Am An Immigrant campaign encourages all Americans to celebrate the contributions that immigrants have made — and continue to make — every day, on social media. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
10-20 immigrant-serving groups will receive mini-grants of $5,000 – $10,000 each will be awarded on National Immigrants Day for operational support or capacity-building to Boston-based and immigrant-led 501c3 groups that serve immigrants during COVID-19.
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